The best classic and old school Turn-based games

Warlords II

Warlords II

Warlords II is the successor to the original Warlords, and it was developed and published by Strategic Studies Group in 1993 for DOS. It later made its way onto Mac and then eventually Windows Mobile.

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: fantasy rpg elements turn-based wargame

Albion

Albion

Albion is a science fiction RPG that was developed and published by Blue Byte in 1995 for DOS. Interestingly, the team that created the games Amberstar and Ambermoon created this game in a move from Thalion to Blue Byte.

Year: 1995 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2015-04-06Tags: fantasy science fiction turn-based

Wasteland

Wasteland

Wasteland is a post-apocalyptic RPG developed by Interplay and published by Electronic Arts in 1988 for the Apple II, DOS, and Commodore 64. It was later followed by Wasteland 2 in 2014, with a few failed sequels in between.

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2017-07-05Tags: fallout post-apocalyptic turn-based

Oil Imperium

Oil Imperium

Oil Imperium (Black Gold in the US) is a business sim created and published in 1989 by reLINE Software for Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS and Amiga. The game was designed by a group of people that include P.

Year: 1989 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2019-04-23Tags: amiga original game business simulation management turn-based

Lords of the Realm

Lords of the Realm

Lords of the Realm is a turn-based strategy game developed and published by Impressions Games in 1994. It was originally released for the Amiga and MS-DOS, but it was ported to Windows three years later.

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-08-14Tags: aga europe history management medieval real-time turn-based

Jagged Alliance

Jagged Alliance

Jagged Alliance is a turn-based tactical role-playing game with a mixture of strategy, inspired to X-Com games. It was developed by Sir-tech Software and released in 1994 for MS-DOS by Madlab Software.

Year: 1995 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-01-20Tags: turn-based

Battle Isle 2

Battle Isle 2

Battle Isle 2, also known as Battle Isle 2200 in America, is a top-down turn based strategy game released in 1994. It was developed by Blue Byte Software, who also published the game in Europe.

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-23Tags: science fiction turn-based

UFO: Alien Invasion

UFO: Alien Invasion

UFO: Alien Invasion is a futuristic, squad-based and turn-based strategy game set in 2084, heavily inspired by X-COM, but not a sequel or a remake.

Year: 2015 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-08Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based freeware

Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon

Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon

Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon (or, simply, Railroad Tycoon) is a trains management and business sim created by MPS Labs and released by Microprose in 1990 for MS-DOS and Amiga. In 1991 it was ported to Atari ST and Macintosh.

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2018-06-04Tags: business simulation freeware management real-time train transport turn-based

Ascendancy

Ascendancy

Ascendancy is a sci fi turn-based strategy game developed and published by The Logic Factory in 1995 and released for DOS. It is referred to as a “4x” game, meaning explore,...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-19Tags: 4x science fiction turn-based

Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager

Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager

Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager is a fantasy RPG and sequel to Dark Sun: Shattered Lands, developed and published by Strategic Simulations in 1994 for DOS only. It’s an officially licensed Advanced Dungeons & Dragons game.

Year: 1994 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-03-13Tags: d&d fantasy post-apocalyptic turn-based

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Ultima VI: The False Prophet, developed by Origin Systems, is the sixth part in the role-playing video game series of Ultima. It was released in 1990 for DOS, then in 1991 and 1992 for Commodore 64, Amiga and Atari ST.

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving turn-based wanderer

HeroQuest

HeroQuest

Heroquest is a conversion of the famous fantasy-themed board game into an isometric rpg developed by 221B and released in 1991 for the Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST and PC MS-DOS.

Year: 1991 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2017-05-31Tags: board game dungeon crawler fantasy turn-based wizards and witches

Panzer General

Panzer General

Panzer General is a top-down, turn-based, historical battle game developed and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc and released for DOS in 1994. It was one of the first games (...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-16Tags: historical battle history turn-based war wargame ww2